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State Officials Bracing for COVID-19 Surge Next Week
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
02:41PM / Monday, March 30, 2020
BOSTON — State officials are ramping up for an expected surge in COVID-19 cases between April 7 and 17.    Gov. Charlie Baker at Monday's briefing said reviewed plans being implemented to reduce pressure on the health system including increasing bed capacity, equipment and staffing.    "This isn't an exact science, but generally speaking, most of the calculations that are out there with respect to Massachusetts both, some of the ones we've done and some of the others, suggests that the surge here is probably going to start somewhere between the 7th and the 17th," he said.   Massachusetts has seen the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases

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Local First-Responders Facing Shortages of Protective Gear
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:06AM / Monday, March 30, 2020

First-responders are in dire need of appropriate masks and gloves.  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Local first-responders are in dire need of personal protective gear as the number of COVID-19 cases has risen by more than 500 percent in the past week.    "The [Emergency Operations Center] has gotten nothing from the state," Amalio Jusino, communications coordinator for the North Berkshire center, said on Friday. "We've gotten local donations and we're helping each other agency to agency."   Pittsfield Fire Chief Thomas Sammons told Spectrum News last week that supplies were "critically low" putting first-responders at

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Colorful Bus Stop Installed on Main Street
by TunnelVision 01:33PM / Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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Mental Health Providers Adjust to Provide Services During Pandemic
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
07:07AM / Sunday, March 29, 2020
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Throughout the country, people are trading in their therapist's couch for their living room couch.   But it is not by choice.   Social distancing required by the fight against COVID-19 means the end of in-person counselling for many people.   Berkshire County's Brien Center moved all of its psychotherapists to a telehealth model last week, according to the agency's vice president of service operations.   It's not ideal, but it is better than the alternative, Paul Hickling said.   "I've been a psychotherapist since 1992, and there is no substitute for a face-to-face session, whether it's the initial session or

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March 28 COVID-19 Briefs: Public Parks Push Passive Use
10:24AM / Saturday, March 28, 2020
Group Games Banned in Public Parks
Communities including North Adams have been removing hoop rims to discourage youth congregating at public parks. Reminder that playgrounds and sports facilities are closed during the state of emergency. Walking paths, fields and benches are still open but group activities and sports such as basketball are prohibited. Playground equipment is not being sanitized and should not be used. Remember to maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more.   North Adams Administrative Officer Michael Canales said the hoop rims were removed from parks including Noel Field and UNO because young people were gathering there.   "Right now parks only for

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Governor: Mass. Residents Can Check for Risk Factors on Web Site
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
09:46PM / Friday, March 27, 2020
BOSTON — Continuing and expanding on a campaign to promote telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday announced a new partnership between the commonwealth and Massachusetts-based web service Buoyhealth.com to help residents determine the kind of medical attention they may need.   The online tool developed by Buoy Health allows users to enter information about symptoms they may be feeling and directs them to resources that are available to them, like testing for the novel coronavirus, if it is recommended.   The service, which is free to Massachusetts residents, starts by asking a series of questions for a risk assessment.   "When

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North Adams Resident Dies From COVID-19 Infection
Staff Reports,
06:42PM / Friday, March 27, 2020
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A North Adams resident has died from complications of the novel coronavirus, according to Mayor Thomas Bernard.     The individual's identity has not yet been revealed. According to the Department of Public Health, four Berkshire residents have died, including the report of a man in his 60s and a woman in her 90s on Friday. Two other deaths had been reported earlier in the week. A total of 35 people have died in Massachusetts from the coronavirus so far.   "Today we learned that we have experienced the first COVID-19 death in North Adams," the mayor wrote in an email to the North Adams community. "I want to begin by offering

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update March 27
11:44AM / Friday, March 27, 2020
  March 27,

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The Independent Investor: An Economic Game Plan
By Bill Schmick,
10:34AM / Friday, March 27, 2020
Now that Congress and the Federal Reserve Bank have fired the first salvo of relief spending, investors are wondering how long the trillions of dollars in aid will take to actually do something to alleviate some of the losses to the economy.   Administration officials believe that the cash payments to Americans should start arriving within the next three weeks. That said, most economists expect the country will fall into recession in the second quarter. That begins next week. No one knows how deep of a decline we will ultimately suffer, but suffice it to say, it will be a shock to most of us.   We can also expect a large, possibly a historical, jump in the unemployment rate; some

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Real Eyes Gallery to Sell Elements of 'TP' Art for Food Project
By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff
04:01AM / Friday, March 27, 2020

Klein's 'Uber Waves' exhibit opened at Real Eyes Gallery March 7. ADAMS, Mass. — Artist Henry Klein never considered the everyday material he used in one of his art pieces would be in such high demand almost immediately.    Or that the wall of swooping rolls of tissue in the front window of Real Eyes Gallery would make passers-by stop in their tracks.   "I had no idea," Klein said in an exhibition talk the gallery live-streamed earlier this month. "I thought I was just being cute putting toilet paper on the wall."   The piece in the Park Street gallery comprises an entire 24-roll pack of toilet paper strung out to create waves.

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Governor Frustrated by PPE Shortage: 'Let Us Land the Order'
By Tammy Daniels, iBerkshires Staff
04:34PM / Thursday, March 26, 2020
BOSTON — The governor's frustration on the state's inability to get medical equipment in the middle of the novel coronavirus pandemic spilled over at the end of a 40-minute long news conference on Thursday.   The state has found itself bidding against other states as well as the federal government in trying to find materials, particularly personal protective equipment desperately needed by medical facilities and first-responders.   "The biggest thing I would say is that we are doing everything we can, through an incredibly messy thicket that is enormously frustrating for all of us to try to get them the gear that they deserve and they need," Gov. Charlie

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'One Touch of Venus': Love at First Sight
By Michael S. Goldberger, iBerkshires Film Critic
04:14PM / Thursday, March 26, 2020
……………………………………………………………………………………………………..   When asked to speak somewhere about what I think I know concerning this business of criticizing movies, the first inquiry of the Q&A period is inevitably, "What is your favorite movie?" Of course, I could play it safe by answering, "Citizen Kane" (1941) or "Casablanca" (1942) and head straight for the doughnuts. But it just wouldn't be true. So,

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MCLA Offers Health Sciences Degree With Concentration in Radiologic Tech
11:30AM / Thursday, March 26, 2020

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' is now accepting students for its new health sciences bachelor’s degree with a concentration in radiologic technology for the fall 2020 semester. 

The program has been approved through the MCLA governance process and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, and students completing the degree are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography examination. 

MCLA now offers one of only five accredited programs in the Northeast in a field that demonstrates 100 percent job placement. MCLA will also be able to provide students in health

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